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USA struggles and middle income countries could do more in tackling health inequality according to Oxfam report

October 12, 2018
Medical Communications Latin America, USA, health, inequality, oxfam

A cluster of Latin American countries such as Costa Rica, Uruguay and Argentina, and a cluster of OECD countries with …


Life expectancy falls in Scotland for first time in 35 years

September 26, 2018
Research and Development Scotland, UK, health, life expectancy, uk politics

Life expectancy has fallen for the first time in 35 years in Scotland, as data released by the National Records …


Life expectancy falls in America; drugs, alcohol and suicide to blame

September 24, 2018
Sales and Marketing USA, alcohol, drugs, health, opiod crisis, suicide

Life expectancy has fallen for the second year in a row for people in the United States, according to new …

Rates of vaccination decline in England, study shows

September 18, 2018
Manufacturing and Production England, NHS, health, public health, vaccines, vacinnation

The number of people who are receiving the 12 routine childhood vaccinations has declined in proportion to the eligible population …

Pfizer restructures in preparation for potential sell off

July 12, 2018
Sales and Marketing Pfizer, bisoimilar, consumer, health

Pfizer has announced plans to reorganise into three separate units through the separation of its consumer health care business from …

Cow in field

Global animal health market set to be worth $44.2 billion by 2020

July 5, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Antibiotics, agriculture, animal, health, meat, pharma

The global animal health market is predicted to reach a value of $44.2 billion dollars by 2020, according to analysts …


UK GPs are “undervalued” with 40% looking to quit profession, study finds

February 5, 2018
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing GPs, NHS, UK, health, pharma

Falling numbers of General Practitioners (GPs) in the UK are due to “concerns regarding professional risk in delivering care in …

Anti-HIV drug PrEP proves safety in gay and bisexual adolescents

September 6, 2017
Research and Development Gilead, HIV, Pharamceuticals, PrEP, Truvada, health, medicine, pharma

A new study has found that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs such as Gilead’s Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate), which pre-emptively protects …


Novartis celebrates success of Gilenya in paediatric multiple sclerosis

September 5, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development MS, Novartis, gilenya, health, multiple sclerosis, pharma, pharmaceuticals

Novartis has announced results of its Phase 3 study investigating the safety and efficacy of Gilenya (fingolimod) , finding that …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week

September 1, 2017
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, Trump, drugs, health, life sciences, medicine, pharma, pharmaceutical, top ten

This week saw the news of a breakthrough in bispecific antibody production and Merck KGaA finally secured approval for its …


New research reveals genetic mutations in smoking-related cancers

July 27, 2017
Research and Development Cancer, biotech, drugs, health, pharma, pharmaceuticals

Researchers at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in the US have made a big discovery which could help explain …


FTC launches tool to help mobile health app developers determine applicable regulations

April 8, 2016
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing FDA, FTC, apps, health, health apps, regulation

The US Federal Trade Commission has created a new web-based tool for developers of health-related mobile apps to help them …

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Health wearable Fitbit leads the market

June 19, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Apple, brett wells, digital, fitbit, health, watch, wearables

Health and fitness wearable device Fitbit has beaten expectations as the company’s shares soar following its first day of trading …

Pharma accused of hiding behind regulation and undermining NICE

April 29, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing NHS, NICE, Royal Society of Medicine, UK, brett wells, health, pharma

University of York health economists have argued that pharma regulation is not evidence-based, lacks accountability and undermines NICE. Writing in …

Study reveals true scale of falsified medicines problem

April 22, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Counterfeiting, fake, falsified medicines, health, pharma, supply chain

The full scope and prevalence of counterfeit medicines is poorly understood, according to a study of global pharma supply chains. …

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